Hydrozoa | Leptothecata
Environment / Climate / Range
Sessile; brackish; depth range 0 - 10 m (Ref. 87156). Tropical
Eastern Central Pacific and Western Atlantic: French Polynesia, Belize and Brazil.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Depth range recorded from Belize (Ref. 87156) Found in Carrie Bow Cay, Belize, in patch reefs, back reef and low spur and groove zones on algae, floating Sargassum and substrates composed of dead corals and gorgonians at depths of 0 to 10 m. As with other hydroids, this species exhibits a pelagic medusiod stage (Ref. 87156). Members of the order Leptothecata include L-form hydroids. Life cycle: The zygote develops into planula and later into polyp then into free-swimming medusa (Ref. 833).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Members of the order Leptothecata include L-form hydroids. Life cycle: The zygote develops into planula and later into polyp then into free-swimming medusa.
Coelho Filho, P.A. 2004. (Ref. 2364)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
): 22.8 - 28.4, mean 27.4 (based on 889 cells; Ref. 115970